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“skull” in British English

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skullnoun [ C ]

uk /skʌl/ us /skʌl/

C2 the bones of the head that surround the brain and give the head its shape:

The soldiers discovered a pile of human skulls and bones.

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(Definition of “skull” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“skull” in American English

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skullnoun [ C ]

us /skʌl/

the bones of the head that surround the brain, or infml someone’s mind or head:

He fractured his skull in an automobile accident.
infml Cartoons will fill your skull full of mush.

(Definition of “skull” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)